Arcadia University News


June 9, 2016

Dr. Campbell’s Music Course Featured In Philadelphia Tribune

Dr. Bruce Campbell , assistant professor in the School of Education, was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune on May 25 for a story on his innovative methods of incorporating hip-hop music into the classroom and his influence in the Philadelphia music scene. The story also discusses Campbell’s work...

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April 20, 2016

Paskell Selected as Artist-in-Residence for Moroccan Art Initiative

School of Education professor Linda Ruth Paskell '81, '96M.Ed. will be the Artist-in-Residency at the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco, this July as she continues her photography project, “Color of Poverty.” This project brings awareness about struggles facing women in poverty around the world...

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March 30, 2016

Abbey Ryan Performs Live Painting Demonstration on April 1

Abbey Ryan ’03 , assistant professor of art, will perform a live painting demonstration on Friday, April 1 in Grey Towers Castle from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ryan began conducting live painting demonstrations in 2011 to honor the memory of Jami Rodriguez '00 . Each year, the proceeds from the auction of...

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March 3, 2016

Dr. Loury Examines Role of Higher Education in African American Communities

Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, is a panelist in the 46th annual Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education, “Black Lives Matter: Critical Dialogue for the Greater Good Post Brown & Martin,” in Philadelphia on March 3. The panel of...

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February 8, 2016

Adjovi Speaks with World News Outlets on UN’s Opinion on Assange

Roland Adjovi , assistant professor of historical and political studies, spoke with several international news organizations on Feb. 5 as second vice chairman of the United Nations expert panel, The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, in the hearing of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange . In a...

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September 30, 2015

Landberg Makes Headlines for Conservation Work with Snapping Turtles

Dr. Tobias Landberg , assistant professor of biology, was featured in several Connecticut news outlets over the summer for his work with researchers from Mystic Aquarium and Tributary Mill Conservancy in Old Lyme, Conn., studying snapping turtles. The Hartford Courant cited Landberg’s assessments...

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September 18, 2015

Dr. Bushar Publishes on New Jersey Rattlesnakes

Lauretta Bushar, Ph.D. , professor and chair of the Department of Biology , co-authored “Population Isolation and Genetic Subdivision of Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) in the New Jersey Pine Barrens” in the September issue of Herpetologica . Through DNA and statistical analysis, Dr. Bushar...

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September 17, 2015

Morra Publishes 10-Year Research on Bushmeat in Equatorial Guinea

Wayne Morra , professor of economics, published “ Long-Term Urban Market Dynamics Reveal Increased Bushmeat Carcass Volume despite Economic Growth and Proactive Environmental Legislation on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea ” in July in the online journal Plos One . For more than a decade, Morra and...

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July 8, 2015

Feldman Discusses Debut Novel with Salon.com

On Salon.com, Stephanie Feldman , adjunct professor in the MFA of Creative Writing program , discusses the line between realism and fantasy and the use of fairy tale elements to explore trauma and memory in her debut novel, The Angel of Losses . Feldman’s novel is a Barnes & Noble Discover...

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June 25, 2015

Adjovi Investigates Human Rights Violations in Malta

Human rights experts Mads Andenas and Roland Adjovi , assistant professor of historical and political studies at Arcadia and Vice Chair-Rapporteur of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, arrived in Malta on June 23 to meet with civil leaders and government members on the...

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April 20, 2015

Curious Creatures Collaboration at Awbury Arboretum

Curious Creatures , a collaborative outdoor art installation between students at Arcadia and students at Mt. Airy's Project Learn School, opened in the arboretum's Secret Garden on April 11. It will be on display until Sunday, April 26. Visit the arboretum website for more information.

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February 25, 2015

Gevorgyan-Ninness Presents at the German Studies Association Conferences and Continues Research on Orientalism

Dr. Stella Gevorgyan-Ninness , adjunct professor of modern languages, presented a paper titled “Hübschmannarmenisch: German and European Influences on Early Soviet Orientalists” at the 38th annual German Studies Association Conference in San Diego. In addition to presenting this research, Gevorgyan...

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February 16, 2015

In Huffington Post, Atkins Urges High Schools to Enact Mercy Rules

In January, California’s San Bernardino Arroyo Valley High School basketball team held a 159-point lead over Bloomington High. In the same month, the girls basketball team at Holy Redeemer High School in Pennsylvania beat MMI Prep 125-13. Larry Atkins , professor of journalism, takes issue with...

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February 12, 2015

Arcadia Signs Agreement with Korea’s Daejin University

On Feb. 6, Arcadia University President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and President Geun-young Lee of Korea’s Daejin University signed an appendix agreement to a Memorandum of Understanding in Grey Towers Castle. The appendix will allow groups of Daejin University students to come to Arcadia for a...

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December 18, 2012

Bornstein Presents at NCSS and PCSS Conferences

In November, Dr. Jodi Bornstein , Assistant Professor and Director of Urban Fieldwork and the Equity Collaborative, presented “Circling Up: Focusing on Community in Social Studies Methods” at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Conference in Seattle, Wash. At the conference, she also...

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December 17, 2012

Abboud Receives Grants to Study Capital Flight in Syria

Dr. Samer N. Abboud , Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, recently received two grants to study capital flight during the Syrian conflict. Both grants will support Abboud’s travel in Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar to conduct research with Syrians displaced during...

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December 17, 2012

Phillyburbs.com: Central Bucks Student Receives University Achievement Award

Phillyburbs.com reported on Dec. 17 that Heather Zimba of Central Bucks High School South "has been presented with an Arcadia University achievement award of $1,000. Zimba was one of five winners of an essay contest held in October during the university's undergraduate open house." Read the article...

August 29, 2012

Philly.com: McRae Joins Arcadia as Vice President for Advancement

Philly.com reported on Aug. 27, "Arcadia University, Glenside, hired Mary McRae as vice president for advancement. She was vice president for university advancement at Rowan University. She was chief operating officer of the Shore Medical Center Foundation in Somers Point." Read the full story .

June 25, 2012

Featured Contributor: Artist and Educator Jamar Nicholas

By Purnell T. Cropper Jamar Nicholas is a mild-mannered guy, fond of button-down shirts and light lunches at Elcy’s Café. On campus he’s known mostly as the dude who holds things together at Spruance Fine Arts Center, managing the office and assisting at the Art Gallery. But like many of the comic...

June 14, 2012

‘Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn’ Appears on UCLA’s Shelves

Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn (Ceramic Works, 5000 BCE-2010 CE) by Richard Torchia , Director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, and Gregg Moore , Associate Professor of Art and Design, was recently added to UCLA’s (University of California, Los Angeles) library and collections. Read more . View...

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May 15, 2012

Focus on Fun: Women’s Soccer Team Runs Youth Clinics in the Community

Arcadia University’s Women’s Soccer program is known for its on-field success, but scoring goals and winning games isn’t all its student-athletes have to offer. The team recently held a youth soccer clinic for the Enon Youth Girls Soccer Program at Enon’s Bowl Field. The draw of a top women’s...

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